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Title: gold ot platinum member
Post by: JFEADV on April 30, 2015, 05:12:31 PM
if I book a points flight from a gold or plat or 1k member with united or others how can I get free bags & econ plus without them flying with me????
Title: Re: gold ot platinum member
Post by: mileagejunkie on April 30, 2015, 05:15:12 PM
From my experience (last summer), booking on United with my card gave my dad free bag and, wait list, and then upgrade to first.
Title: Re: gold ot platinum member
Post by: A3 on April 30, 2015, 05:27:14 PM
Ime just booking from a premium members account, using their miles gave everyone free bags and econ plus without the member flying with them.
This was over Pesach
Title: Re: gold ot platinum member
Post by: chucksterace on April 30, 2015, 05:33:19 PM
It used to be like this but recently changed.

You no longer get the status from the booked account. It now goes according to the flyer.
Title: Re: gold ot platinum member
Post by: A3 on April 30, 2015, 08:31:33 PM
It used to be like this but recently changed.

You no longer get the status from the booked account. It now goes according to the flyer.

When did it change... It worked less then a month ago... For free bags and econ plus
Title: Re: gold ot platinum member
Post by: chucksterace on April 30, 2015, 08:50:11 PM

When did it change... It worked less then a month ago... For free bags and econ plus

Just recently
Title: Re: gold ot platinum member
Post by: A3 on April 30, 2015, 09:13:18 PM
Just recently

POIDH ;)